There are 12 ways to get from Aachen to Dover by train, bus, car, car ferry, car train or plane

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Train  •  4h 39m

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Ashford International Eurostar Eil

£113 - £401

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Bus  •  8h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Aachen, Aachen Henricistraße to Calais, Calais Terminal Ferry 1920
  2. Take the bus from Calais to Dover

£24 - £29

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Train, bus via Eupen, Bahnhof  •  8h 48m

  1. Take the train from Eupen to Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord Ic
  2. Take the bus from Bruxelles, Nord to Dover 140

£29 - £42

Train, bus  •  8h 54m

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord Ice
  2. Take the bus from Brussel Eurolines Busstation to Dover

£39 - £52

Drive, car ferry  •  4h 48m

  1. Drive from Aachen to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover

£54 - £78

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  4h 3m

  1. Drive from Aachen to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone

£169 - £187

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to London City, train  •  6h 36m

  1. Take the train from Aachen West to Duesseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to London City (LCY) DUS - LCY
  3. Take the train from Stratford International to Dover Priory

£110 - £412

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  7h 41m

  1. Take the train from Aachen West to Duesseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to London Heathrow (LHR) DUS - LHR
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory

£92 - £737

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly to London Stansted, bus, train  •  7h

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Köln Dom / Hbf
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to London Stansted (STN) CGN - STN
  3. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport Coach Station to London Stratford City Bus Station
  4. Take the train from Stratford International to Dover Priory

£54 - £331

Train, train to Rotterdam, fly to London City  •  7h

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Rotterdam Centraal
  3. Fly from Rotterdam (RTM) to London City (LCY) RTM - LCY
  4. Take the train from Stratford International to Dover Priory

£134 - £715

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to London Gatwick, train  •  7h 41m

  1. Take the train from Aachen West to Duesseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to London Gatwick (LGW) DUS - LGW
  3. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  4. Take the train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory

£98 - £299

Train to Eindhoven, fly to London Stansted, bus, train  •  8h

  1. Take the train from Heerlen to Eindhoven Centraal
  2. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to London Stansted (STN) EIN - STN
  3. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport Coach Station to London Stratford City Bus Station
  4. Take the train from Stratford International to Dover Priory

£61 - £264

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Aachen to Dover is to bus which costs 28€ - 35€ and takes 8h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Aachen to Dover is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs 200€ - 230€ and takes 4h 3m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aachen to Dover. However, there are services departing from Aachen, Aachen Henricistraße and arriving at Dover via Calais. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 42m.

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No, there is no direct train from Aachen to Dover. However, there are services departing from Aachen Hbf and arriving at Dover Priory via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and Ashford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 39m.

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The distance between Aachen and Dover is 210 miles.

The best way to get from Aachen to Dover without a car is to train which takes 4h 39m and costs 130€ - 480€.

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It takes approximately 4h 39m to get from Aachen to Dover, including transfers.

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Aachen to Dover bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Aachen, Aachen Henricistraße station.

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Aachen to Dover train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Aachen Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Aachen to Dover is to train which takes 4h 39m and costs 130€ - 480€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 28€ - 35€ and takes 8h 42m.

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Map of how to get from Aachen to Dover.
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  • Distance: 210.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 39m

What companies run services between Aachen, Germany and Dover, England?

You can take a train from Aachen to Dover via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Ashford International Eurostar, and Ashford International in around 4h 39m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aachen to Dover via Calais, Calais Terminal Ferry and Calais in around 8h 42m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£90 - £550
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £400
Flights from Rotterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £390
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£16 - £230
Flights from Eindhoven to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£11 - £190
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£140 - £650
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £410
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £290
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£230 - £900
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £290
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £230
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Aachen Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£28 - £40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Aachen Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£27 - £40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Aachen Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£17 - £24
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Aachen Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£45 - £90
Website
Thalys
Standard
£45 - £65
Comfort
£55 - £75
Premium
£65 - £90
Train from Aachen Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £70
Website
Thalys
Standard
£35 - £50
Comfort
£45 - £60
Premium
£45 - £70
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £85
Website
Thalys
Standard
£45 - £65
Comfort
£55 - £70
Premium
£60 - £85
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Ashford International Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£75 - £290
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£250 - £290
Standard
£75 - £90
Standard Premier
£110 - £140
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£55 - £280
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£240 - £280
Standard
£55 - £70
Standard Premier
£90 - £120
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Eupen to Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
£11 - £16
1st Class
£16 - £24
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Aachen West to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £17
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Köln Dom / Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£9 - £14
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Stratford International to Dover Priory
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £60
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Anytime
£30 - £50
1st Class
£40 - £60
Train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £65
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Anytime
£35 - £50
1st Class
£40 - £65
AR Abellio Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Köln Dom / Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
AR Abellio Rail NRW GmbH
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Aachen, Aachen central train station to Cologne, Cologne central station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
Flixtrain
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£13 - £35
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
£13 - £19
1st Class
£23 - £35
Train from Heerlen to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £26
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
£11 - £16
1st Class
£18 - £26
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Aachen, Aachen Henricistraße to Calais, Calais Terminal Ferry
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£17 - £21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurobus SK
Phone
+421 55 680 73 06
Email
onlinepredaj@eurobus.sk
Website
eurobus.sk
Bus from Calais to Dover
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£7 - £9
Schedules at
eurobus.sk
Bus from Brussel Eurolines Busstation to Dover
Ave. Duration
6h 49m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£11 - £14
Schedules at
eurobus.sk
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bruxelles, Nord to Dover
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
Eurolines FR
Airport Bus Express
Phone
0044 (0) 1279681984
Email
info@airportbusexpress.co.uk
Website
airportbusexpress.co.uk
Bus from London Stansted Airport Coach Station to London Stratford City Bus Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10
Website
Airport Bus Express
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stansted Airport London to London Stratford also for Westfield
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Book at
National Express
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Dusseldorf Airport to London City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Aachen to Dover bus services, operated by Eurobus SK, arrive at Dover station.

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Dover is 1h behind Aachen. It is currently 11:22 AM in Aachen and 10:22 AM in Dover.

Aachen to Dover train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Ashford International Eurostar station.

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British Airways, Lufthansa and KLM offer flights from Dusseldorf Airport to London City Airport.

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